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Boy, age 1, dies in Piedmont house fire Friday
The preliminary finding is that the child died of smoke inhalation. Three other children and an adult got out safely.
01:39 AM, Saturday, December 21
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Police: Boyfriend charged with murder in shooting death of...
Weaver police announced Friday that officers obtained an arrest warrant for a Delta man in connection with a 20-year-...
05:54 PM, Friday, December 20
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Jacksonville Council votes to allow brewpub on Public Square
Before the change, city ordinances prevented bars from operating within 500 feet of one another. But Friday’s vote ex...
03:16 PM, Friday, December 20
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Tradition continues with the Gilley home Christmas lights
For nearly 30 years those visitors have flocked to the Gilley home in Ball Play to see the Christmas lights — a maze ...
02:06 PM, Friday, December 20
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Company wants to build cell phone tower outside Jacksonville
A telecommunications company has filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission to build a 260-foot cell...
02:00 PM, Friday, December 20
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Damaging winds, isolated tornadoes possible in area Sunday...
Isolated tornadoes and damaging winds could blast the Calhoun County area Sunday morning, state meteorologists say.
11:04 AM, Friday, December 20
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Holiday jobs lower area unemployment in November
Hundreds of Calhoun County residents gained jobs in November, but mainly due to temporary holiday work, according to ...
10:18 AM, Friday, December 20
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Ken Hutcherson, Anniston-born pastor and social activist, ...
Hutcherson's gridiron skills won him a scholarship to Livingston University — now the University of West Alabama. The...
12:26 AM, Friday, December 20
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Weaver police question two men in shooting death of 20-yea...
Weaver police said Thursday they were questioning two men in the death of a 20-year-old woman shot at an apartment co...
09:16 PM, Thursday, December 19
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Highway to Help: Construction begins on final phase of par...
The sun glinted off Gov. Robert Bentley's shovel as he plunged it into the ground Thursday. He'd traveled a couple of...
05:17 PM, Thursday, December 19
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Gun stolen from vehicle in Anniston
Anniston police Thursday were investigating at least two reports of breaking-and-entering involving vehicles.
05:17 PM, Thursday, December 19
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Anniston firefighters, county deputies hosting blood drives
The Anniston Fire Department and the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office have teamed up with the American Red Cross to ho...
05:11 PM, Thursday, December 19
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Domestic violence agency holding annual gift wrapping fund...
For more than two decades, volunteers at Quintard Mall have labored with silver and gold wrapping paper and curls of ...
04:55 PM, Thursday, December 19
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Oxford BOE approves student trip to robotics competition
OXFORD — The Oxford City Board of Education on Thursday approved a pair of out-of-state field trips for members of th...
04:37 PM, Thursday, December 19
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Mobile meth lab discovered near Cleburne County Elementary...
A city councilman and a crew of jail inmates found a discarded methamphetamine lab in Heflin near Cleburne County Ele...
06:26 PM, Wednesday, December 18
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